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Comparison of the effects of brimonidine 0.2% and timolol 0.5% on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in ocular hypertensive patients: a prospective, unmasked study.

Authors
  • Tsai, Jen-Chia
  • Chang, Hsueh-Wen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics : the official journal of the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2005
Volume
21
Issue
6
Pages
475–482
Identifiers
PMID: 16386089
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There appear to be less progression for RNFL damage following brimonidine 0.2% therapy compared to timolol 0.5% in ocular hypertensive patients over 1 year. This finding does not correlate with IOP reduction.

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